Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 261 276
Rank change year-on-year -55 +15 -55
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 68 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 4.16% 5.83% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 52
South East median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% +12.07%
10th Percentile £113 £125 £168
90th Percentile £503 £494 £424
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -84.57% +677.78%
England median hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +53.75% -24.53% +20.45%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,635 1,731 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.89% 10.43% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 921 894
South East median daily rate £375 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.81% -1.54%
10th Percentile £155 £131 £135
90th Percentile £525 £503 £488
England median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 208 229
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +9.27%
10th Percentile £9.64 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.65 £38.80
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.76%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -15 25 £225 -36.84% 21
Surrey -19 22 £425 -8.11% 14
Berkshire -32 19 £350 -6.67% 14
Kent +7 13 £300 -29.41% 13
Oxfordshire +13 6 £188 -50.00% 4
Hampshire -24 4 £228 +21.33% 7
East Sussex -9 3 £250 -27.01% 4
West Sussex -9 1 - - 1
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 38 (55.88%) User Experience
2 35 (51.47%) Wireframes
3 33 (48.53%) HTML
4 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (41.18%) CSS
4 28 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (39.71%) Adobe
6 21 (30.88%) HTML5
6 21 (30.88%) jQuery
7 18 (26.47%) CSS3
8 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (23.53%) Web Development
9 16 (23.53%) Prototyping
10 15 (22.06%) Axure RP
11 14 (20.59%) InDesign
11 14 (20.59%) Scrum
11 14 (20.59%) Sass
11 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
12 13 (19.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 13 (19.12%) Marketing
13 12 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
14 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
14 11 (16.18%) Usability Testing
14 11 (16.18%) WordPress
15 10 (14.71%) Ajax
15 10 (14.71%) PHP
15 10 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 9 (13.24%) React

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) WordPress
2 6 (8.82%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (20.59%) InDesign
3 10 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (10.29%) InVision
4 7 (10.29%) UXPin
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (2.94%) GIMP
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.47%) 3ds Max
6 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.47%) Blender
6 1 (1.47%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.47%) LightWave 3D
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Axure RP
2 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Firebug
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.94%) Grunt
5 2 (2.94%) gulp
5 2 (2.94%) webpack
6 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (19.12%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.41%) Publishing
6 2 (2.94%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Designer
2 23 (33.82%) UX Designer
3 20 (29.41%) Developer
4 11 (16.18%) UI Designer
5 10 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (13.24%) UI/UX Designer
6 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (10.29%) UI Developer
8 7 (10.29%) UX Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Web Designer
9 6 (8.82%) UI/UX Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Web UI Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Web UI/UX Developer
9 6 (8.82%) WordPress Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Mobile Designer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Designer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior UX Designer
11 4 (5.88%) Graphic Designer
11 4 (5.88%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) HTML
2 28 (41.18%) CSS
3 21 (30.88%) HTML5
3 21 (30.88%) jQuery
4 18 (26.47%) CSS3
5 14 (20.59%) Sass
6 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.71%) Ajax
8 9 (13.24%) React
9 6 (8.82%) XML
10 5 (7.35%) JSON
11 4 (5.88%) RESTful
12 3 (4.41%) .NET
12 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.41%) LESS
12 3 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.94%) Flash
13 2 (2.94%) Node.js
13 2 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (55.88%) User Experience
2 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
3 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Graphic Design
4 5 (7.35%) Social Media
5 3 (4.41%) Fintech
5 3 (4.41%) Taxonomies
5 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.94%) Animation
6 2 (2.94%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.47%) Photography
7 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Android
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Wireframes
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Prototyping
3 16 (23.53%) Web Development
4 14 (20.59%) Scrum
5 13 (19.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 12 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (16.18%) Usability Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Information Architecture
9 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.29%) Analytics
10 7 (10.29%) MVC
11 6 (8.82%) Content Management
11 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics
11 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.82%) Psychology
11 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (8.82%) Web Design
11 6 (8.82%) Workshop Facilitation
12 5 (7.35%) Guerrilla Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.71%) PHP
3 4 (5.88%) Java
3 4 (5.88%) PHP 5
3 4 (5.88%) PHP 7
4 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Adobe
2 6 (8.82%) ClickTale
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Facebook
4 3 (4.41%) Twitter
4 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.94%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.47%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.47%) Zend